June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Independence Day Jun. 29, CALDC, 25th Anniversary Waterfront Independence Day Celebration with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Grucci fireworks; 718.728.7820. Flag Day Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Sac's Place For Fine Italian Cuisine and Coal Oven Pizzas

25-41 Broadway / Astoria / (718) 204-5002

Not only is Sac's Place one of the few remaining coal oven pizza restaurants in New York City, it also has a complete menu of sumptuous Italian dishes to enjoy in its charming, comfortable dining room. More...

Health Care

'Get Healthy Queens' Kicks Off At Health Fair

Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) co-hosted the seventh annual Community Health Fair at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Astoria on June 2. More...

EHC Team Provides Charity Surgery In Guyana

Ann Woo, M.D. of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Elmhurst Hospital Center recently returned from a mission trip to Guyana, South America under the auspices of the Northeast Mission of Hope. More...

Features

Pollution Control Methods Generate Questions

The fifth and last of the Flushing Bay pollution control meetings sponsored by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection was held last week at the Olmstead Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. More...

Hellenic Immersion Program Graduates 54

Students, friends and families attended the Hellenic Immersion Program of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York annual graduation ceremony on Monday, June 4. City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., Dr. More...

Padavan, Nolan Set School Nutrition Rules

State Senator Frank Padavan and Assemblymember Catherine Nolan are sponsors of bills that passed their respective houses and establish stronger guidelines for nutritious and healthy food choices for public school children throughout the state. More...

Political Page

Tough Haul For Mayor On 'Toll' Plan, Despite Strong Support

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has attracted impressive high-level support for his congestion pricing plan, but still has a difficult task before him because of the tangled political factors that can spell success or failure for the plan. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Gennaro Seeks $1.3 M For Seniors' Home Meals; Mortgage Aid For Vets

City Councilmember James Gennaro has launched a $1.3 million "Citymeals-on-Wheels Initiative" to help provide essential funding for the Citymeals-on-Wheels organization, which provides daily meals for 18,000 homebound elderly New Yorkers. More...

Lifelong Learning: Seniors' Continuing Education Options

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read an article on the mental and social benefits of senior lifelong learning or older adult continuing education programs (learning for fun without exams), and am very interested. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Salute Fathers On Their Day

Father's Day, according to many commonly accepted sources, was first celebrated June 19, 1910 at the behest of Mrs. More...

Cut Airport Noise

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette.

Manny Weiss Regional Administrator Federal Aviation Administration, Eastern Region Aviation Information & Service Division 1 Aviation Plaza Jamaica, NY 11434-4809 Dear Mr. More...

No More Standard Tests

To The Editor:

As a legislator and as a father of two New York City public school students, I am deeply troubled by last week's announcement by Chancellor Joel Klein that city public school students will take four to five additional tests per subject each year. More...

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